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06:54
06:54

Workers’ MP Tables Bill Seeking to Allow Individuals Own Markets 1 1

According to Rwabushaija, the objective of the Bill is to reform the law relating to establishment and control of markets in Uganda, provide for the establishment and management of public and private markets, provide for licensing of private markets and others. The other objects of the Bill are to provide for registration of markets and vendors, provide for levying and collection of market fees and to repeal the Markets Act, Cap. 94.
06:09
06:09

Karamoja MPs Want Parliament Intervention to Curb Increased Cattle Rustling karamoja region 6 1

According to Police records, 150 people have been killed by the warriors and 73 cattle rustlers killed by government forces since November 2020 when raids resumed. 13, 000 heads of cattle were reportedly stolen and 9,000 recovered.
20:51
20:51

Legislators Speak Tough on Corruption 1 6

In his response, the Lwemiya county MP, Theodore Ssekikuubo said that the various entities set up by the government to fight corruption are counterproductive.
15:51
15:51

Opposition Tasks Gov’t on Continued Doctors Strike 1 4

Batuwa Timothy Lusala, the Shadow Minister for Health said that the government has not done much to address their doctors' complaints. The strike began on November 22, after the government failed to fulfil many of its promises to medics, as made in 2017 during a similar strike. The doctors want the government to increase their salaries to 5 million Shillings, increase medical human resources and compensate health workers who succumbed to COVID-19.
16:40
16:40

MPs, NGOs Demand Implementation of AIDs Trust Fund HIV/AIDs 3 1

The AIDs Trust Fund is provided for under the HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Act, 2012 and it is supposed to draw its funding from the Consolidated Fund. The Fund was planned to generate money through different levies on bank transactions, air tickets, beer, soft drinks and cigarettes and other taxes on services and goods traded within the country. For instance, 2 per cent of collections from taxes on spirits, soft drinks, beer and bottled water was anticipated would finance the fund.
17:36
17:36

Law on Mandatory Vaccination, Wearing Masks to be Tabled Before Parliament wearing of Masks 1 4

In her presentation to Parliament, Aceng noted that her Ministry is preparing to table the Public Health Bill next week to cater for a number of issues including mandatory vaccination, wearing of masks and penalties. The Minister did not reveal more details about the proposed law.
17:07
17:07

Gov’t Asks for More Time to Report on UPDF's DRC Deployment 1 2

In his statement, Ssemujju said that the DRC government had briefed the country’s Parliament and gone ahead to obtain parliamentary clearance for the ongoing fighting in its provinces of Ituri and North Kivu.
14:10
14:10

COSASE Summons Finance Minister Kasaija over Entebbe Airport Chinese Debt 3 1

Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka explained to the committee that there are definitely consequences if Uganda does not meet its contractual obligation, and that he had advised the Ministry of Finance against continued re-negotiation of the contract, saying although it is not the best contract, it is not a bad one either.
18:11
18:11

Opposition Tasks Gov’t on New Covid Variant Response Omicron variant 1 4

Among the interventions proposed by the Opposition is the formation of a joint East African Community Taskforce to develop a common approach towards handling of the Omicron variant.
15:53
15:53

MP Rukaari Fails to Present Evidence for Purchase of Nsambya Railway land COSASE 1 3 Top story

On Tuesday morning, the Mbarara North Division legislator, Robert Mwesigwa Rukaari appeared before the committee chaired by the Nakawa West legislator, Joel Ssenyonyi as one of the beneficiaries of the URC land. Tasked to show proof of purchase, Rukaari said that he used a bank draft, which was not receipted.
15:06
15:06

UPDF Wants to Take Lead in Reclaiming Swamps, Wetlands Disaster Management 1 4

Brig. Gen. Stephen Oluka wants the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) to be given the mandate to reclaim swamps and wetlands in the country.
15:54
15:54

MPs to Gov’t: Address Fuel Prices Now! State of economy 1 3

Uganda’s fuel prices are the highest in East Africa at ugx4,590 per liter followed by Burundi’s ugx4,290. Tanzania has the lowest price of ugx 3,780 per liter, Rwanda ugx4,060, and Kenya, ugx4, 180.
17:52
17:52

Trade Committee Wants all Energy Drinks Tested for Adulteration Health drinks 1

'We shall then compare the findings of NDA, UNBS and those of an independent laboratory and if the results are varying then we are going to be in trouble. So you cannot change these results. Go and do the exact thing and give us exact results!” - Committee Chairman Mwine Mpaka.
16:38
16:38

Musenero Explains UGX 8m Mouse for Covid-19 Vaccine Test 1 6

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Monica Musenero has defended the cost of mice that are going to aid the process of developing a Covid-19 vaccine in Uganda.
10:59
10:59

Gov't Moves to Tighten Law on GBV Parliament 1 6

Tayebwa indicated that the new law will be jointly considered with the ongoing bail reforms that the government is currently reviewing.
19:29
19:29

Swedish Embassy Donates UGX 31Bn for Reliable Energy 4

Ola Hallgren, the Head of Cooperation at the Embassy of Sweden said that the program is aimed at increasing critical needs to address Uganda’s energy needs and services in agriculture and the environment.
16:25
16:25

MOU Says Dr Musenero Must Account for the UGX 31Bn –Permanent Secretary Covid-19 vaccine 4 1

The former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology, David OO Obong has told legislators that Minister Dr. Monica Musenero should provide all accountability regarding the utilization of funds meant to facilitate the COVID-19 vaccine development.
12:18
12:18

Opposition Calls for Amendment of Electoral Commission Act 1 4

The Opposition says that the Army should not be allowed any role in the electoral processes over and above those listed under Article 208 and 209 of the Constitution and the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces Act, 2005.
18:40
18:40

Gov't Fails to Collect Payment for Nsambya Land 10 Years After 'Investors' Got it Parliament 1 2

Although Uganda Railways was meant to get 69.5 billion shillings for the 57 acres of land, 10 years later the Privatisation Unit has not yet succeeded to get this money which the owner -URC- desperately needs.
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